Asset management

Monetary policy U-turn carries its own risks

The late Paul Samuelson, a Nobel Prize winner, once quipped that the stock market had forecast nine of the last five economic recessions a damning indictment on the market's clairvoyance but a useful insight for investors. Financial markets and the real economy often diverge. In the past 50 years,...
Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 1.83 percent in June

July's issue of The Eurekahedge Report has just been released. It highlights the following. The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 1.83 percent in June, bringing its year-to-date return to 5.84 percent. Roughly 24.7 percent of the hedge fund managers comprising the index have recorded double-digit...
INDOS Financial selects Vigeo Eiris as ESG data provider

INDOS Financial, an independent fund depositary and oversight business, has selected Vigeo Eiris to provide environmental, social and governance (ESG) data to support its ESG screening and verification service to asset managers and their stakeholders. Vigeo Eiris will provide INDOS access to ESG and...
Investors increasingly looking to outsource dealing functions

A BNP Paribas Securities Services survey of asset managers and asset owners, conducted in partnership with Sionic, found that 21 percent of institutional investors are considering outsourcing their dealing function in the next 18 to 24 months. The survey found this trend is driven mainly by cost...
BTON Financial appoints Brian Schwieger and Tony Walker NEDs


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